- Environmental Project
- Environmental Innovation
- Sustainable Built Environment
- Acterra Award for Sustainability
Detailed descriptions of these categories can be found at our Criteria & Categories page.
- Confirm your eligibility.
Register your program (select your category and pay the application fee).
Register by Friday, November 14, 2014 to pay a reduced application fee.
- Complete the Application.
Applications are due on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 11:59 pm.
Founded in 1990, Acterra’s Business Environmental Awards is one of the Bay Area’s oldest and most prestigious environmental recognition programs. The program’s goals include celebrating the accomplishments of businesses with innovative sustainable programs, recognizing leaders in the industry, and providing an educational forum that increases awareness and motivates all companies to adopt sustainable business practices.
Since its inception, the program has recognized over 170 businesses and organizations for exemplary environmental leadership. Recent recipients include: Solazyme, Joint Venture Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University, NASA, Symantec Corporation, Clif Bar, Give Something Back Office Supplies, City of San Jose, Adobe Systems Incorporated, Fenwick & West LLP, Numi Organic Tea, and the Humane Society of Silicon Valley.
2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the Business Environmental Awards. We look forward to showcasing this landmark occasion throughout the year by celebrating the program’s history, past awardees, 2015 recipients, and legacy of environmental leadership within the Bay Area business community!